striking point

striking point

The center of curvature of a circular arc; the point from which such an arc is drawn.
References in classic literature ?
Good taste will only pardon such digressions as bring him towards his end, and show it from a more striking point of view.
The position of the glaciers at this place and in the Gulf of Penas may be put even in a more striking point of view, for they descend to the sea-coast within 7.
They rarely spoke; and when they did it was in some short and contemptuous remark, which served to put the physical superiority of a white man, and that of an Indian, in a sufficiently striking point of view.
The striking points of his face were effaced; he had still a nose, but his cheeks, fattened out, each took a portion of it unto themselves; his chin had joined his throat; his eyes were swelled up with the puffiness of his cheeks; his hair, cut straight in holy guise, covered his forehead as far as his eyebrows.
The striking points in his appearance were his buff waistcoat, short-clipped blond hair, and neutral physiognomy.
He did not get the dories aboard till he had given the more striking points of the tale, explaining as he backed and bumped round the counter how Harvey was the mascot to destroy any possible bad luck.
According to the researchers, the striking point noted in the results is the emergence of E.
The Transport Interchange will provide a new, striking point of arrival into South Shields for both residents and visitors to the town, as well as enhancing connectivity to the various key areas of South Shields.
They suggest the tall tower part of the development will come to a sharp and striking point on the junction of Pall Mall and Cockspur Street West.
One striking point is when the 911 operator who took Patsy's desperate call on Dec.
The aim is to provide a more striking point of arrival to South Shields and improve connections to other parts of the town.
An especially striking point is her discussion of spaces in drama (109-10).